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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 191

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 191  - AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF ISABEL, PROVINCE OF LEYTE



Section 1.    The barrios of Quiot, Sta. Cruz, Libertad, Matlang, Tolingan, Bantigue, Apale and Jonan are separated from the municipality of Merida, Province of Leyte, and constituted into a new and separate municipality to be known as the municipality of Isabel, Province of Leyte, with the seat of government at the barrio of Quiot.cralaw

Sec. 2.    The municipal mayor, vice-mayor, and councilors of the new municipality shall be appointed by the President of the Philippines to hold office until their successors are elected and qualified.cralaw

Sec. 3.    The municipality herein established shall begin to exist on the date fixed in a proclamation to said effect by the President of the Philippines and upon the appointment and qualification of its officers.  

Sec. 4.    This Act shall take effect upon its approval.cralaw

Enacted, without Executive approval, June 22, 1947.

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